Using miles to book Vietnam Airlines domestic flights

Old Feb 18, 19, 6:56 pm
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Using miles to book Vietnam Airlines domestic flights

Really know very little about this program and have accumulated 20K miles in Flying Blue. Would like to redeem some miles for domestic flights within Vietnam. Have looked at the Flying Blue website and can'r figure out whether this is possible and how to go about this.

Any advice on how to book domestic flights in Vietnam using miles will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 12:32 am
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Just go to AF or KL site, log-in to your FB account and use the function book with miles. But, you may not find availability or may not have enough miles.
You can also call FB.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 1:18 am
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Don't forget to check the prices on VN local website
In my experience, domestic flights are so cheap using miles for them is often quite poor value...




Originally Posted by startpacking View Post
Really know very little about this program and have accumulated 20K miles in Flying Blue. Would like to redeem some miles for domestic flights within Vietnam. Have looked at the Flying Blue website and can'r figure out whether this is possible and how to go about this.

Any advice on how to book domestic flights in Vietnam using miles will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 1:53 am
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Not very recent experience, but back in 2016 I booked several of those for 10,000 miles and something like 4€ in tax, availability was pretty much wide open and all of those flights as revenue were over 100€.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 2:52 am
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Not sure about VN but you might need to compare fares when purchased inside the country of departure (that might require interface in the local language and local currency) and fares when purchased outside (like expedia.com in english and USD). There might be big differences.
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Old Feb 19, 19, 4:45 am
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Domestic flights on VN are cheap, even in J. Not worth the miles IMHO.
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